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Walleye

River Walleyes in the Spring

Bass

Most of the time, versatility pays the bills. Bass

Bass Tournament Trends Today

Steve Quinn

Most of the time, versatility pays the bills.

While Florida is without a doubt “shiner central” for bass, similar tactics can work on other waterways as well. Bass

Fishing Shiners for Big Bass

Steve Quinn - March 17, 2020

While Florida is without a doubt “shiner central” for bass, similar tactics can work on other...

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What can hook wounds in bass tell us? Bass

Largemouth Bass Hook Wounds

Savannah Fernholz, Andrea Sylvia, and Dr. Michael Weber - December 17, 2019

What can hook wounds in bass tell us?

Walleye

River systems offer some of the finest walleye fishing around. Walleye

River Walleyes in the Spring

Dan Johnson - April 01, 2020

River systems offer some of the finest walleye fishing around.

Walleye

Thumping Bottom for Walleyes

Doug Stange - March 10, 2020

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Usually, there's an option that's better than most of the rest. Walleye

Cycle-Time Walleyes

Doug Stange - February 24, 2020

Usually, there's an option that's better than most of the rest.

Overcoming the challenges of finding and icing big-water walleyes starts with changing your mindset. Walleye

Big Water Walleyes

Dan Johnson - February 20, 2020

Overcoming the challenges of finding and icing big-water walleyes starts with changing your...

Catfish

Spinning reels are simple, durable, and reliable. Catfish

Spinning Reels for Catfish

Doug Stange - March 31, 2020

Spinning reels are simple, durable, and reliable.

In the flathead catfish world, there's probably nothing more conventional than fishing with big, aggressive livebaits. Catfish

Cutbait Connections to Early-Season Flatheads

Rob Neumann

In the flathead catfish world, there's probably nothing more conventional than fishing with...

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Late fall through winter is an excellent time to search for a record blue catfish. Catfish

Prognosticating Record Blue Catfish

Cory Schmidt - February 05, 2020

Late fall through winter is an excellent time to search for a record blue catfish.

For its relatively small size, the Red River of the North has legions of enormous channel catfish. Catfish

Channel Cat Feeding Factors: Timing Peak Bites

Cory Schmidt - January 21, 2020

For its relatively small size, the Red River of the North has legions of enormous channel...

Panfish

Crappies are one of the most ubiquitous, easy-to-catch fish species in freshwater. Panfish

Springtime Crappies on the Upper Red

Cory Schmidt - March 24, 2020

Crappies are one of the most ubiquitous, easy-to-catch fish species in freshwater.

Lead has advantages over tungsten at times. Panfish

Panfish Jig Materials

Matt Straw - March 16, 2020

Lead has advantages over tungsten at times.

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Once lakes turn and water temps descend into the 50s, big panfish assemble and hide in tight groups. Panfish

Power-Searching Big Panfish: Fall to First Ice

Cory Schmidt - November 26, 2019

Once lakes turn and water temps descend into the 50s, big panfish assemble and hide in tight...

Late fall is basin time. Panfish

Basin Crappie Roundup

Matt Straw - November 08, 2019

Late fall is basin time.

Pike & Muskie

Let's look at what we really know about optimizing our time on the ice for pike. Pike & Muskie

Fascinating Factors for Pike

Gord Pyzer - March 04, 2020

Let's look at what we really know about optimizing our time on the ice for pike.

Outside traditional pike states, biologists are among those intensively managing for pike fishing opportunities. Pike & Muskie

Progressive Pike on The Frontier

David Harrison - February 20, 2020

Outside traditional pike states, biologists are among those intensively managing for pike...

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Techniques and locations for finding big winter pike throughout the country. Pike & Muskie

Super Spots for Winter Pike

Gord Pyzer, Doug Stange, Jason Mitchell, and Steve Wald with Josh Loebs - February 03, 2020

Techniques and locations for finding big winter pike throughout the country.

Do pike under ice cover choose the same types of habitats they use in summer? Pike & Muskie

Pike Movement and Habitat: Summer vs. Winter

Dr. Rob Nuemann - January 30, 2020

Do pike under ice cover choose the same types of habitats they use in summer?

Trout & Salmon

Float rigs for steel during fluctuating water levels. Trout & Salmon

Float Fishing Steelhead

Matt Straw

Float rigs for steel during fluctuating water levels.

For steelhead, texture and the passage of light through an egg is important. Trout & Salmon

Soft Beads for Steelhead

Matt Straw - October 30, 2017

For steelhead, texture and the passage of light through an egg is important.

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Don Wirth: When cold water rushes through the turbines of a dam, an incredible, albeit Trout & Salmon

Tactics For Tailwater Trout

Chris Hoffman - October 13, 2017

Don Wirth: When cold water rushes through the turbines of a dam, an incredible, albeit

A look at the best lake trout waters on the planet. Trout & Salmon

World's Best Lake Trout Waters

Matt Straw - September 07, 2017

A look at the best lake trout waters on the planet.

Other Fish

Alligator gar are the largest scaled freshwater fish in North America. Other Fish

Alligator Gar: North America's Greatest Sportfish

Steve Ryan - April 02, 2019

Alligator gar are the largest scaled freshwater fish in North America.

To guide your carp quest, we've lined up the best carp baits that are easy-to-fish natural baits and commercial options. Other Fish

Best Carp Baits Today

Dan Johnson - June 29, 2018

To guide your carp quest, we've lined up the best carp baits that are easy-to-fish natural...

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Lots of Rainy River Lake Sturgeon surpassing 50 inches, with a good shot at fish to 70 inches Other Fish

Rainy River Lake Sturgeon

Rob Neumann - January 24, 2017

Lots of Rainy River Lake Sturgeon surpassing 50 inches, with a good shot at fish to 70...

A trip with Guide Jason Schultz up the Snake River into the head of Hell's Canyon for giant white Other Fish

Snake River White Sturgeon

Doug Stange - March 23, 2016

A trip with Guide Jason Schultz up the Snake River into the head of Hell's Canyon for giant...

Ice Fishing

Winter smallmouths are different animals. Ice Fishing

Tactics for Winter Smallmouths

Matt Straw - March 17, 2020

Winter smallmouths are different animals.

The best anglers out there are doing little things to make a big difference. Ice Fishing

How to Catch Panfish Under Ice

Matt Straw - March 11, 2020

The best anglers out there are doing little things to make a big difference.

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Yes the burbot or eelpout, has surged in popularity. Ice Fishing

Prespawn Fishing Techniques for Burbot

Jeff Matity - February 24, 2020

Yes the burbot or eelpout, has surged in popularity.

Ice Fishing

Live-Scanning Panfish Under Ice

Cory Schmidt - February 12, 2020

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